The 2nd International Homocystinurias Patient-Expert Meeting will take place on September 4th 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The meeting is scheduled as a pre-meeting to the 13th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism. See the following for more details: www.hcunetworkaustralia.org.au/event/patient-expert-meeting-rio-2017/ Please note that this event is not organised by the NCIMD. Details are […]
The Second National Children’s CNS Seminar was held in the AMNCH Auditorium, Tallaght Hospital on Thursday 25th May 2017. The theme of the day was “Children’s Specialist Nursing – A Changing Landscape”. The Metabolic Nurse Specialists (Celine Stenson and Maria O’Regan) won first prize for their poster presentation on the day. The title of their […]
Members of the NCIMD team were involved in the publication of new clinical guidelines for the management of Galactosaemia and HCU. These have been published in the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disorders.
The ESPKU Conference was held in November in Dublin. Some impressions, videos and other information on the conference are available on their website http://www.espku.org/conferences/e-s-pku-conference-2016/.
Members of the multidisciplinary team from the NCIMD attended the European PKU Symposium in Amsterdam. A feedback session was held for all staff earlier this month to update them on the highlights from the conference. The ESPKU was hosted in Dublin with support from the PKU society of Ireland, from the 4th to the 6th […]
We are eagerly awaiting the publication of the new European PKU Guidelines which are due for release next year. We will be reviewing these guidelines as a team and how they can be implemented in Ireland. We will keep you updated on any further developments in relation to this.
Our metabolic dietetic manager, Anne Clark, has published an interesting article on the dietary management of PKU. Please follow this link PKU
A drop in session was held in Temple Street for all staff on updates from the metabolic service. These included: the PKU texting system for results, research posters, a year of the website and condition specific story books for children.
The European PKU Symposium will be taking place in Amsterdam in October 2016. A number of healthcare professionals will attend and present.
The SSIEM symposium is taking place in Rome in September 2016. A number of healthcare professionals from NCIMD will be attending and presenting.